Man charged with Sydney 'screwdriver' murder

| 12.08,19. 02:50 PM |



Man charged with Sydney 'screwdriver' murder


A man is taken into police custody. (9News)


A man has been charged with murder after the death of another man at a house in the western Sydney suburb of Eastern Creek.

Sosiou Tonga, 34, from Melbourne allegedly stabbed a 34-year-old Filipino man in the head with a screwdriver early yesterday morning, resulting in a serious head injury.

The injured man was taken to Westmead Hospital but died shortly after.

It's believed both men knew the woman who lives at the house.

The accused, who was arrested at the scene, was refused bail and appeared in Mount Druitt Local Court today.

He only spoke to confirm his name and was refused bail. He'll appear in court again in October.

Police investigations continue.


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